Time management is hard, and most of us struggle. We procrastinate; we overcommit; we underestimate how long things take; we spend too much time in meetings, and crucially we don’t spend enough time on our health, relationships, or ‘real work’. It sounds bleak, but somehow, some people seem to manage much better than others! In this video, Ian Leader and Jacob Bank talk about the behavioral psychology that underlies these mistakes and share some techniques to harness Gmail and Google Calendar to make the most of your time.
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Ge Wang is an assistant professor at Stanford’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). His research focuses on programming languages and interactive software design for computer music, mobile and social music, laptop orchestras and education at the intersection of computer science and music. Wang is the author of the ChucK audio programming language, as well as the founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) and the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO). He is also the co-founder of Smule (which makes social music making apps and has over 100 million users) and the designer of the iPhone’s Ocarina and Magic Piano.
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